The National Reserve
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For nearly half a decade, The National Reserve has spent Friday nights lighting it up at Brooklyn bars, winning over fans with epic sets and a remarkable breadth of song-craft and showmanship. With their 2018 release on Ramseur Records, Motel La Grange, the band has crafted a rich and raucous collection that instantly places them among Americana’s finest with its force, directness, and performance not unlike some lost recording unearthed from the golden age of 70’s rock ‘n’ roll.
Founded and fronted by singer-guitarist Sean Walsh, The National Reserve meld gutbucket R&B with New Orleans funk workouts, late night soul, and boozy rock ‘n’ roll to create their own timeless brand of music. The National Reserve is set to bring all the fun and fire of their fervent Friday night sets to the rest of the world, eager to pack as many folks into their late night scene as possible.
What They’re Saying:
“Simmers with road-worn grit and honesty” – Mother Church Pew
“The Brooklyn boys are back with some of the best-written tunes coming out today. It’s piano-driven rock that could have been released thirty years ago as easily as today and shows that the band has no plans of slowing down. Brilliant.” – Four Over Four
“The timelessness of its melody and gentle vibe literally made me look up from whatever else I was doing on my first listen to the album, walk over to the turntable, and start the track over. It’s that good.” – Modern Vinyl
“The National Reserve brings the heat” – XPN The Key
“The National Reserve emerge among Americana’s finest with ‘Motel La Grange”‘ – Glide Magazine
“It’s a salt of the Earth sound that’s rooted and rich, natural and real…..timeless in its commitment to concise, expressive storytelling and foot stomping choruses.” – Pancakes and Whiskey